US condemns Syria after 130 protestors killed

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The US president has condemned the Syrian authorities after 130 demonstrators were killed by government forces.

The bulk of those killed were in the city of Hama after crowds took to the streets in protest against President Bashar al-Assad.

The Syrian authorities claimed that troops were merely trying to remove barricades erected by the protesters, however eye witnesses claimed government tanks opened fire on civilians killing hundreds.